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The Best Carols in the World...Ever!

The Best Carols in the World...Ever!, King's College Choir, Ian Hare (organ), Cambridge King's College Choir (chorus), Bach Choir/Sir David Willcocks, Bach Choir (chorus), Francis Grier (organ), Bach Choir/Jacques Orchestra/Sir David Willcocks, Taverner Choir (chorus), Jeremy Blandford (organ), Clare...

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Contents

Mendelssohn: Cummings & Mendelssohn: Hark! the Herald Angels Sing (After Mendelssohn's Gutenberg Cantata, WoO 9, MWV D4)

Work length3:17
$1.30
$1.70
  • Ian Hare (organ)
  • Philip Jones Brass Ensemble, Choir of King's College Cambridge
  • Sir David Willcocks

trad.: I saw three ships

Work length1:43
$1.30
$1.70
  • Bach Choir
  • Sir David Willcocks

trad.: The First Nowell (Arr. Mackerras)

Work length4:56
$1.30
$1.70
  • Francis Grier (organ)
  • Choir of King's College Cambridge
  • Philip Ledger

trad.: God Rest You Merry, Gentlemen

Work length3:09
$1.30
$1.70
  • Bach Choir, Jacques Orchestra
  • Sir David Willcocks

Este's Psalter: While Shepherds Watched Their Flocks by Night

Work length2:39
$1.30
$1.70
  • Bach Choir, Jacques Orchestra
  • Sir David Willcocks

Billings: The Singing Master's Assistant, 1778: No. 6, Judea, "A virgin unspotted"

Work length3:19
$1.30
$1.70
  • Taverner Choir
  • Andrew Parrott

Gauntlett: Gauntlett / Arr. Rutter: Irby "Once in Royal David's City"

Work length3:06
$1.30
$1.70
  • Jeremy Blandford (organ)
  • Clare College Singers, Clare College Orchestra
  • John Rutter

Darke: In the Bleak Midwinter

Work length4:37
$1.30
$1.70
  • John Wells (organ), Stephen Varcoe (baritone)
  • Choir of King's College Cambridge
  • Sir David Willcocks

trad.: It came upon the midnight clear

Work length2:43
$1.30
$1.70
  • Brian Kay (bass), David Bell (organ)
  • Huddersfield Choral Society
  • Owain Arwel Hughes

trad.: Traditional / Arr. Rutter: In dulci jubilo

Work length2:44
$1.30
$1.70
  • Clare College Singers, Clare College Orchestra
  • John Rutter

trad.: O Little Town of Bethlehem (Arr. Philip Ledger)

Work length3:31
$1.30
$1.70
  • Francis Grier (organ)
  • Choir of King's College Cambridge
  • Philip Ledger

trad.: Past Three a Clock

Work length3:07
$1.30
$1.70
  • Bach Choir
  • Sir David Willcocks

trad.: Coventry Carol

Work length4:28
$1.30
$1.70
  • The Mediaeval Baebes, Katherine Blake (director), Teresa Casella (vocals), Ruth Galloway (vocals), Rachel Van Asch (vocals), Nicole Frobusch (vocals), Nichole Sleet (vocals), Marie Findley (vocals), Karen Lupton (vocals), Mediaeval Baebes (featured vocalist), Cylindra Sapphire (vocals), Claire Ravel (vocals), Carmen Schneider (vocals), Audrey Evans (vocals)
  • Mediæval Bæbes

Kirkpatrick: Away in a Manger

Work length2:20
$1.30
$1.70
  • Sir George Thalben-Ball
  • Temple Church Choir
  • Sir George Thalben Ball

Rutter: Nativity carol

Work length4:10
$1.30
$1.70
  • Jeremy Blandford (organ)
  • Clare College Singers, Clare College Orchestra
  • John Rutter

trad.: Unto Us is Born a Son (Words & Music from Piae Cantiones, 1584 )

Work length1:48
$1.30
$1.70
  • David Bell, Brian Kay (organ)
  • Huddersfield Choral Society
  • Owain Arwel Hughes

Gruber, F: Silent Night

Work length3:08
$1.30
$1.70
  • Stephen Varcoe (baritone)
  • Choir of King's College Cambridge
  • Sir David Willcocks

anon.: Ding Dong! Merrily on High

Work length1:54
$1.30
$1.70
  • Bach Choir
  • Sir David Willcocks

Traditional West Country: We Wish You a Merry Christmas

Work length1:32
$1.30
$1.70
  • Bach Choir (lead vocals), BACH CHOIR, THE (performed by)
  • Jacques Orchestra, Bach Choir [26]-[35]
  • Sir David Willcocks

anon.: Traditional / Arr. Willcocks: The Lord at first Did Adam Make (Arr. David Willcocks)

Work length4:10
$1.30
$1.70
  • John Wells (organ)
  • Choir of King's College Cambridge
  • Sir David Willcocks

Piae cantiones (1582): Up! good Christen folk, and listen

Work length1:17
$1.30
$1.70
  • Bach Choir
  • Sir David Willcocks

trad.: Infant Holy, Infant Lowly

Work length3:15
$1.30
$1.70
  • Jeremy Blandford (organ), Simon Vaughan (baritone)
  • Clare College Singers, Clare College Orchestra
  • John Rutter

trad.: Bach: O Jesulein süss, BWV 493 (Chorale Version)

Work length2:52
$1.30
$1.70
  • Bach Choir, Jacques Orchestra
  • Sir David Willcocks

Unknown: O come, O come Emmanuel (tune from 15th-century Fr. processional)

Work length2:19
$1.30
$1.70
  • David Bell, Brian Kay (organ)
  • Huddersfield Choral Society
  • Owain Arwel Hughes

Austin, F: The Twelve Days of Christmas

Work length3:12
$1.30
$1.70
  • Jeremy Blandford (organ)
  • Clare College Singers, Clare College Orchestra
  • John Rutter

trad.: Good King Wenceslas

Work length2:28
$1.30
$1.70
  • Brian Kay (director), David Bell (organ)
  • Huddersfield Choral Society
  • Owain Arwel Hughes

trad.: Cherry Tree Carol (Traditional English carol, arr. Willcocks)

Work length1:53
$1.30
$1.70
  • Choir of King's College Cambridge
  • Sir David Willcocks

anon.: Joy to the world

Work length1:29
$1.30
$1.70
  • David Bell, Brian Kay (organ)
  • Huddersfield Choral Society
  • Owain Arwel Hughes

trad.: Wassail Song (Here We Come A-Wassailing)

Work length4:09
$1.30
$1.70
  • Jeremy Blandford (organ)
  • Clare College Singers, Clare College Orchestra
  • John Rutter

Goss, J: See amid the winter's snow

Work length3:46
$1.30
$1.70
  • Bach Choir, Jacques Orchestra
  • Sir David Willcocks

Ruth Galloway: Gaudete

Work length2:21
$1.30
$1.70
  • The Mediaeval Baebes, Katharine Blake (director), Teresa Casella (vocals), Ruth Galloway (vocals), Rachel Van Asch (vocals), Nicole Frobusch (vocals), Nichole Sleet (vocals), Marie Findley (vocals), Karen Lupton (vocals), Mediaeval Baebes (vocal ensemble), Cylindra Sapphire (vocals), Claire Ravel (vocals), Carmen Schneider (vocals), Audrey Evans (vocals)
  • Mediæval Bæbes

trad.: The Holly and the Ivy

Work length3:10
$1.30
$1.70
  • Choir of King's College Cambridge
  • Sir David Willcocks

Vaughan Williams: Traditional: The Yorkshire Wassail Song: "Oh, Here We Come a Wassailing"

Work length2:34
$1.30
$1.70
  • Bach Choir, Jacques Orchestra
  • Sir David Willcocks

Hopkins, J H: We three Kings of Orient are

Work length3:07
$1.30
$1.70
  • Brian Kay (director), David Bell (organ)
  • Huddersfield Choral Society
  • Owain Arwel Hughes

Rutter: Shepherd's pipe carol

Work length2:54
$1.30
$1.70
  • Jeremy Blandford (organ)
  • Clare College Orchestra, Clare College Singers
  • John Rutter

trad.: Masters in This Hall (French Carol)

Work length4:02
$1.30
$1.70
  • Bach Choir, Jacques Orchestra
  • Sir David Willcocks

Walker, W: The Babe of Bethlehem: "Ye Nations All, On You I Call"

Work length2:40
$1.30
$1.70
  • Taverner Consort (vocal ensemble)
  • Taverner Choir
  • Andrew Parrott

trad.: Howells: 3 Carol-Anthems: II. A Spotless Rose

Work length3:10
$1.30
$1.70
  • Gareth Morrell (vocals)
  • Choir of King's College Cambridge
  • Philip Ledger

trad.: Traditional / Arr Rutter: Angel Tidings

Work length1:44
$1.30
$1.70
  • Jeremy Blandford (organ)
  • Clare College Singers, Clare College Orchestra
  • John Rutter

Jacques, R: When an angel host entuned

Work length1:14
$1.30
$1.70
  • Bach Choir, Jacques Orchestra
  • Sir David Willcocks

Kocher: As with Gladness Men of Old (After Conrad Kocher's "Treuer Heiland", arr. William Henry Monk)

Work length2:29
$1.30
$1.70
  • Brian Kay (director), David Bell (organ)
  • Huddersfield Choral Society
  • Owain Arwel Hughes

Katharine Blake, Traditional: Adam Lay Ibounden

Work length3:12
$1.30
$1.70
  • The Mediaeval Baebes, Katharine Blake (director), Ruth Galloway (drums), Rachel Van Asch (vocals), Nicole Frobusch (vocals), Nichole Sleet (tambourine), Marie Findley (vocals), Karen Lupton (vocals), Mediaeval Baebes (vocal ensemble), Dorothy Carter (hurdy-gurdy), Dorothy Carter (dulcimer), Cylindra Sapphire (vocals), Claire Ravel (vocals), Carmen Schneider (vocals), Audrey Evans (vocals), Teresa Casella (vocals)
  • Mediæval Bæbes

trad.: Rutter: The Coming of our King (After a Polish Carol)

Work length2:40
$1.30
$1.70
  • Jeremy Blandford (organ)
  • Clare College Orchestra, Clare College Singers
  • John Rutter

trad.: Christ was born on Christmas Day (Traditional, arr. for organ by Walford Davies)

Work length2:19
$1.30
$1.70
  • Temple Church Choir
  • Sir George Thalben-Ball

Traditional Hungarian: A Christmas Carol

Work length2:10
$1.30
$1.70
  • Bach Choir
  • Sir David Willcocks

trad.: Sans Day Carol, "St. Day Carol": "Now the holly bears a berry" (Cornish Christmas Carol)

Work length3:20
$1.30
$1.70
  • Jeremy Blandford (organ)
  • Clare College Singers, Clare College Orchestra
  • John Rutter

trad.: Gabriel’s Message

Work length2:45
$1.30
$1.70
  • Bach Choir
  • Sir David Willcocks

trad.: The Chester Carol, 'Maker of the Heavens Fair' (arr. Boughton)

Work length2:30
$1.30
$1.70
  • Mair Jones (harp), Mair Jones (musician), Robert Tear (vocals)

trad.: Rocking

Work length2:04
$1.30
$1.70
  • Bach Choir, Jacques Orchestra
  • Sir David Willcocks

Billings: The Suffolk Harmony, 1784: No. 1, Shiloh, "Methinks I see a heavenly host"

Work length2:58
$1.30
$1.70
  • Taverner Choir
  • Andrew Parrott

trad.: Angels from the Realms Of Glory

Work length3:09
$1.30
$1.70
  • Brian Kay (director), David Bell (organ)
  • Huddersfield Choral Society
  • Owain Arwel Hughes

anon.: Wade: O Come, All Ye Faithful (Adeste Fideles)

Work length4:47
$1.30
$1.70
  • Ian Hare (organ)
  • Choir of King's College Cambridge, Philip Jones Brass Ensemble
  • Sir David Willcocks